Os Maias (2001)

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fábio Assunção ...
 Carlos Eduardo da Maia
Ana Paula Arósio ...
 Maria Eduarda da Maia
Walmor Chagas ...
 Afonso da Maia
Leonardo Vieira ...
 Pedro da Maia
Simone Spoladore ...
 Young Maria Monforte
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 João da Ega
Osmar Prado ...
 Tomás de Alencar
Matheus Nachtergaele ...
 Teodorico 'Raposão'
Myrian Muniz ...
 Patrocínio das Neves
Eliane Giardini ...
 Countess of Gouvarinho
Maria Clara Fernandez ...
 Encarnación
Felipe Martins ...
 Eusébio Silveira
Otávio Muller ...
 Dalmaso Salcede
Otávio Augusto ...
 Count of Gouvarinho
Stênio Garcia ...
 Manuel Monforte
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Writer Maria Adelaide Amaral adapted plots from two other novels from Eça de Queirós in this mini-series, 'A Relíquia' (characters Teodorico Raposo and his aunt Titi) and 'A Capital' (character Artur Corvelo). These subplots where removed for the DVD edition. See more »

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An extremely high level production
15 December 2004 | by (Brazil) – See all my reviews

*Good* literature is not an asset that belongs to just one nation, but rather, it belongs to all mankind. Portuguese writer Eça de Queiroz is one of those whose wit and fluency can be appreciated by anybody, wherever he is or wherever he is from. "Os Maias" is a masterpiece, definitely not one of those works that is easy to be produced, a great challenge to any actor or director. Fortunately, for everyone, the production of this miniseries could manage to overcome all and every obstacle in a way to present us with one of the best works ever on TV, that can be enjoyed by anyone, anywhere. Some of the most beautiful Potuguese landscapes, in a perfect re-creation of a time when romantic views started to fall to be replaced with a harder, not so pleasant reality. A must watch.


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